Associate Sweater Designer – Junior Apparel

Pink Rose Clothing
New York, NY, USA
Posted 8 hours ago
Full time

About Us:

Pink Rose Clothing was founded in 2006. The company's line of business includes the wholesale distribution of women's, children's, and accessories. Owning several brands, Pink Rose, Olive & Oak, Pink Republic, Hippie Rose. Catering to all major department stores, TJMAXX, Macy's, Kohls, JCPenney, Belk, StitchFix, Walmart, etc. We create top trends on easy wear tops, dresses, outerwear, loungewear, sleepwear. Our brands are rooted in quality and comfort while delivering fresh, fun styles through a culture of innovation.

The Designer is responsible for developing and managing the sweater assortment for Junior Inventory & private label accounts. This role should continuously deliver and uphold the account aesthetic, while also evolving with our client’s needs and industry trends.

As a key liaison with Merchandising, the ideal candidate will have strong organizational, storytelling, styling/outfitting, presentation, teamwork and execution skills.

Responsibilities:

Managing sweater development from start to finish for private label

Tracking samples, communication with factories

Identify Juniors Sweater trends and conceptualize new ideas that complement the existing brand aesthetic or take the business in a new, brand-appropriate direction

Knowledge of yarns, gauges, stitches and construction

Must be proficient with quick and detailed Illustrator sketching

Responsible for creating tech packs; specs, detailed construction pages, color combos, stitch details

Create sweater development tech pack & colors

Help build the line according to style plans, Clients’ needs and emerging trends with sales & teams

Attend fitting & sales meeting

Oversee execution of development samples

Comfortable working in a very fast-paced environment

Qualifications:

Proficient in Sweater Yarn, Jacquard layouts & creating initial Tech Pack.

Solid background in working with merchandising on delivering on-trend commercially successful designs.

Vast knowledge of Sweater construction and details

Knowledge and experience in the women’s market

Exceptional design and product development skills; ability to manage from idea to execution

The strong point of view and decision-making capabilities

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment under pressure

Benefits

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

401k Match

Flexible Paid Time Off

Commuter Benefits

Summer Fridays

Team bonding events and programs

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